Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 174 239
Rank change year-on-year +4 +65 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 65 97 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.33% 1.55% 0.52%
As % of the General category 3.62% 3.94% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 64 89 32
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,100 £18,900
90th Percentile £71,375 £56,250 £58,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,796 2,463 2,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 36.70% 39.36% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,909 1,782
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge +19 24 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Guildford -2 12 £45,000 +31.39% 3
Leatherhead +13 11 £25,000 -58.33% 3
Godalming - 3 £21,000 - 1
Camberley +14 2 £51,250 +28.13% 3
Woking +20 1 £32,500 -43.48%
Staines +10 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Reigate +7 1 £62,500 +66.67%
Egham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 29 (44.62%) Degree
2 26 (40.00%) Python
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.77%) SQL
5 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
5 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (26.15%) C++
6 17 (26.15%) Java
6 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.62%) Microservices
8 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 14 (21.54%) CSS
9 14 (21.54%) HTML
9 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
9 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (21.54%) REST
10 12 (18.46%) DevOps
11 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
11 11 (16.92%) VMware
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) XML
11 11 (16.92%) Client/Server
11 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.38%) C#
12 10 (15.38%) Web Services
12 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) TDD
12 10 (15.38%) PowerShell

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.31%) AdWords
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.08%) Google Play
5 2 (3.08%) Slack
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.54%) NuGet
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) ATM
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.31%) MySQL
4 7 (10.77%) Redis
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Power BI
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (13.85%) Bitbucket
2 9 (13.85%) JIRA
3 8 (12.31%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Avionics
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Software Developer
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Graduate
5 8 (12.31%) PPC Executive
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Account Executive
6 7 (10.77%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (10.77%) PPC Specialist
6 7 (10.77%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) CSS
1 14 (21.54%) HTML
1 14 (21.54%) REST
2 11 (16.92%) XML
3 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.38%) Web Services
4 8 (12.31%) Node.js
5 7 (10.77%) .NET
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.77%) Vue.js
6 6 (9.23%) Qt
7 5 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.62%) RESTful
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.08%) Android SDK
9 2 (3.08%) Django
9 2 (3.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.85%) Public Cloud
3 8 (12.31%) Social Media
4 7 (10.77%) Fintech
4 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.08%) iPhone
8 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.54%) CCTV
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.54%) EPoS
8 1 (1.54%) FMCG
8 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Android
1 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) CentOS
5 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.62%) Microservices
5 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
6 12 (18.46%) DevOps
7 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
8 10 (15.38%) TDD
9 9 (13.85%) BDD
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (12.31%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (12.31%) Pay per click
11 7 (10.77%) MVC
11 7 (10.77%) Performance Optimisation
11 7 (10.77%) Web Development
12 6 (9.23%) Presales
12 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Python
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) C++
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.38%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 9 (13.85%) Perl
6 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.77%) ES6
7 7 (10.77%) TypeScript
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby
9 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 3 (4.62%) R
10 2 (3.08%) C
11 1 (1.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (13.85%) XenServer
2 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) VMware
2 10 (15.38%) Google
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Atlassian
3 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) Sony